Lapland Odyssey

Lapland Odyssey

Director: Dome Karukoski Cast: Jussi Vatanen, Timo Lavikainen, Pamela Tola

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Overview

One angry girlfriend sends three slackers on a wild ride in this over-the-top comedy from director Dome Karukoski. Janne (Jussi Vatanen) lives in a small town in Northern Finland, where jobs are scarce, there isn't much to do and he isn't about to start worrying about such things. Janne spends his abundant free time napping, playing video games and boozing with his similarly un-ambitious pals Raiha (Timo Lavikainen) and Kapo (Jasper Paakkonen), but several weeks after Janne's girlfriend Inari (Pamela Tola) gave him money to buy a new digital conversion box for their television, she discovers he spent the money on alcohol and decides she's had enough. Inari gives Janne an ultimatum -- either he produces a new converter box by morning or he's out of the house and out of her life. Janne sets out on a snowy, bitterly cold night with Raiha and Kapo to find the gadget, and over the course of a long, strange night they cross paths with a band of angry female water polo champions, some Russians trying to chop up a reindeer, vengeful taxi drivers, a sudden snowstorm and other obstacles. Meanwhile, word of Janne's troubles has gotten back to Mikko (Kari Ketonen), Inari's wealthy former boyfriend who sees an opportunity to get back in her good graces. Napapiirin Sankarit (aka Lapland Odyssey) received its North American premiere at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/2016
UPC: 0889290934338
Original Release: 2010
Rating: NR
Source: Filmrise
Time: 1:36:00
Sales rank: 68,346

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jussi Vatanen Janne
Timo Lavikainen Raiha
Pamela Tola Inari
Jasper Paakkonen Kapo
Kari Ketonen Mikko
Miia Nuutila Actor
Moa Gammel Actor
Andrei Tsumak Actor
Konsta Makela Actor

Technical Credits
Dome Karukoski Director
Aleksi Bardy Producer
Pini Hellstedt Cinematographer
Lance Hogan Score Composer
Christian Holm Sound/Sound Designer
Jacqueline Kerrin Producer
Martin Persson Producer
Pekko Pesonen Screenwriter
Pirjo Rossi Art Director
Dominic Wright Producer
Harri Ylönen Editor

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